Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Rating: 10 grivnas
metall: silver (Ag 925)
diametr: 38,6 mm
The weight: 31,1 grams
series: Maritime History of Ukraine
NBU Price: 600
The commemorative coin is dedicated to the 230th anniversary of launch of the 66-gun ship of the line `Catherine`s Glory`, the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet, at the Kherson Admiralty Shipyard. During the years of activity of the Kherson Admiralty, that was in 1778-1827 one of the most important centres of shipbuilding on the south of Russia, 34 ships of the line and 16 frigates were launched from its slipways.
Obverse: above there is the Small Coat of Arms of Ukraine with the semicircular inscription НАЦІОНАЛЬНИЙ БАНК УКРАЇНИ (National Bank of Ukraine); in the centre there is depicted the wind rose as a symbol of the sea travels with a conventionalized vegetal
Reverse: against the mirror surface background there is depicted a ship with sails set; to the left there is the semicircular inscription `СЛАВА КАТЕРИНИ`/ЛІНІЙНИЙ КОРАБЕЛЬ (`Glory of Catherine` / line-of-battle ship).
artist: avers: Volodymyr Taran, Oleksandr Kharuk, Serhii Kharuk revers: Volodymyr Demianenko
sculptor: Anatolii Demianenko, Volodymyr Demianenko